Keerthy Suresh was declared Best Actress at the 66th National Film Awards for her terrific performance in Telugu film Mahanati. The film, based on the life of actress Savitri, garnered much appreciation and love for Suresh, who brought alive the iconic star with such grace and exuberance. The life of an actress in a glamorous field like Cinema is not an easy one. Especially when it happens in a country like India, where heroes are seen as the centre of attraction for every film, it becomes even more difficult for an actress to make a mark.
She would most likely be judged by her looks and fashion choices, and very less by performance or the characters she plays. Unfortunately, the stardom achieved in this fashion is short-lived, as long as the good looks remain. But one gifted actress became a household name for every Telugu person, not for her fashion sense or glamour, but for her pleasant looks, natural acting and effervescent charisma. She is none other than Mahanati Savitri, who won many hearts from the yesteryear era in South Indian Cinema.